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Restorative Justice Today: Applications of Restorative Interventions takes a hard look at the issues and concepts surrounding restorative justice and current restorative practices used in a broad range of areas today. In a time when the cost of prisons and jails is on the rise resulting in more offenders being kept out of the community, this timely and contemporary book exposes readers to a range of restorative practices that can be implemented. The authors, renowned experts in the area of restorative justice, provide information not found in other restorative justice texts.
Chapter 21: Restorative Interventions for Postwar Nations
Restorative Interventions for Postwar Nations
Carl Stauffer teaches restorative justice at Eastern Mennonite University and is a colleague of Howard Zehr. His international experience is extensive; Stauffer lived for many years in different parts of the world, including South Africa and Sierra Leone. His expertise is on restorative justice approaches at the post-conflict stage, involving truth and reconciliation commissions.
Introduction: Justice in Transition?
The heavy heat of the tropical afternoon sun was almost as oppressive as the news of blanket amnesty being granted to the rebels who had fought the vicious 12-year civil war in Sierra Leone, a country in West Africa. I was with the Sierra Leone refugee community in 1999, listening with shock to the BBC announcement of total impunity as ...